Headlong Hall and Gryl...
Headlong Hall and Gryll Grange
This volume presents the first (1815) and last (1860) of Peacock's distinctive satirical novels. No other edition of either is currently available in paperback.
Paperback, 480 pages
Published December 17th 1987 by Oxford University Press, USA
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English novelist and poet. For most of his life Peacock worked for the East India Co. He was a close friend of Percy B. Shelley, who greatly inspired his writing. His best verse is interspersed in his novels, which are dominated by the conversations of their characters and satirize the intellectual currents of the day. His best-known work, Nightmare Abbey (1818), satirizes romantic melancholy and...moreMore about Thomas Love Peacock...